Nanette Fridman, MPP, JD, helps organizational leaders plan for success and solve challenges. She founded Fridman Strategies in 2006 to assist values-driven organizations and their leaders with the strategies, training and coaching to advance their missions and maximize their impact. Today her work focuses on strategic planning, governance, financial resource development, team building and leadership coaching.Nanette’s clients range from small start-ups to large international organizations across North America.
Nanette is the author of On Board: What Every Board Member Must Know about Nonprofits and Board Service (2014), and she blogs regularly about management and leadership. Known for her good humor and high energy, Nanette is a frequent keynote speaker, workshop presenter, trainer and facilitator.
Before founding Fridman Strategies, Nanette was a corporate attorney at Mintz Levin, PC. While at Mintz Levin, she helped launch their Israel Business Practice. Prior to her legal career, Nanette was the national field director for an advocacy organization in Washington, DC.
Originally from Rhode Island, Nanette earned her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, and Masters in Public Policy from Georgetown University. She received her BA, summa cum laude, in political science from Tufts University and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Nanette is honored to be a Harry S. Truman Scholar and has received numerous other academic, professional and philanthropic awards for her work. Nanette lives in Newton, Massachusetts with her husband and two children.
Nanette Fridman, Founder, discusses her work consulting with many different Jewish organizations and what Jewish professionals could do when facing difficult situations.